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Dante Alighieri: la divina commedia
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Dante's Divine Comedy has exercised the imagination of poets, artists, historians, theologians, and lovers of literature and poetry for the past seven centuries. Numerous English translations have appeared since Henry Carey published the first widely circulated English translation in the early 1800s. William Blake was so moved by Carey's translation that he spent the last years of his life teaching himself Italian so as to work directly with Dante's text. During the final year of his life,...
Topics: Italian poetry, Dante Alighieri: la divina commedia, the divine comedy, inferno, canto 1, english...